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Latest Causes of autism Stories

2011-11-30 14:35:25

In the largest study of brain development in preschoolers with autism to date, a study by UC Davis MIND Institute researchers has found that 3-year-old boys with regressive autism, but not early onset autism, have larger brains than their healthy counterparts.

New Autism Treatment Appears Promising
2011-11-28 11:39:32

Neuroscientists have homed in on potential differences in the brain cells of autistic people by studying brainlike spheres grown in an elaborate process from skin cells.

2011-11-14 06:36:28

The exact causes of autism remain unknown, but failure of a vital prenatal process may be one of the culprits. A new study, published in the November 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Society (JAMA), confirms this relatively recent theory.

2011-11-09 22:35:01

To diagnose autism spectrum disorders, clinicians typically administer a variety of tests or scales and use information from observations and parent interviews to classify individuals into subcategories listed in standard psychiatric diagnostic manuals.

2011-10-20 22:46:32

Researchers at UCLA have found a possible explanation for why autistic children act and think differently than their peers.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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